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Iranian athlete Keyhani tests positive for doping

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Iranian athlete Keyhani tests positive for doping

TEHRAN - Asian Games steeplechase champion Hossein Keyhani has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for EPO.

The Athletics Integrity Unit says Keyhani was sent a “notice of allegation” about his disciplinary case. faces a ban of up to four years for doping, AP reported.

The 29-year-old Iranian won the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase, setting new national and Asian Games records at last year’s Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.

He is currently ranked No. 24 in the world.



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